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Thursday 7th May

Good morning Rockstar's! As tomorrow is a bank holiday that means today is the last day of our week. Well done for completing another week of home learning. I'm so proud of your hard work!

Morning message - 07.05.20



What is the date today? Remember to use full sentences.



May is the month of Mary. 
Let’s start our day with a prayer.


Hail Mary, full of grace,
the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou amongst women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners,
now and at the hour of our death.  


Happy 6th birthday to Oliver S and Philip! 

Sing along with the silly chipmunks below. laugh




Please note that you can find all school updates and letters at the link below. Please see below the most recent letter from Miss Pluckrose.

Who can spot Mimi!? yes



Come join me for story time. Today we're reading Ronald the Rhino. laugh



Check out PE with Joe and music with Ms Hume below. 



  • Handwriting and Phonics/reading
  • English: Compare the stories We’re Going on a Bear Hunt and We’re Going on a Lion Hunt
  • Maths: Adding and subtracting 10, 20 and 30
  • PSHE/Art: What makes you special? And self-portraits



Daily handwriting and phonics

Please aim for 30 minutes (15 each) of handwriting and phonics per day. Find more about the words of the week (prefix -un and compound words) in the phonics link below. Today's activity focuses on compound words.





ENGLISH - Today's activity focuses on comparing stories with similarities and differences and performing a story.


We’re Going on a Bear Hunt and We’re Going on a Lion Hunt

Michael Rosen performs We're Going on a Bear Hunt

We're Going on a Lion Hunt by David Axtell

We're Going on a Lion Hunt performance



MATHS - Today's activities focus on adding and subtracting 10, 20 and 30.


First let's recap on counting in 10s. Can you count along?

Counting by 10s

  • When we add our number gets bigger.
  • When we subtract our number gets smaller.


Maths - Add and subtract 10, 20 and 30



PSHE and ART  - Today's activity focuses on what makes us wonderful! Today is all about you! Look through the PowerPoints below on what makes everyone different. How are you different than your friends? Think about what makes you special. 



A self-portrait is a drawing of yourself. Today we will focus just on your face. Use a mirror to look at the features on your face. Can you draw yourself?

PSHE and Art

How To Draw a Quick, Simple, and Easy Self-Portrait




Check out your new spelling words below. Next week we will be learning about adding suffixes to the end of a word where there is no change needed to the root word. We will be focusing on the suffix -ing and -ed Your next spelling test will take place on Friday the 15th of May.


Check out the phonics link to listen to how these words sounds by Miss Tanner. 

For homework this weekend why not try out a fun scavenger hunt!? There are lots to choose from, so pick your favourite. 

Challenge: Can you find everything on your chosen scavenger hunt and take a picture of it all? Send in all your findings so I can see. Miss Tanner is also going to do one so stay tuned on Monday to see what I find. laugh Happy exploring. smiley

Choose a scavenger hunt